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News Minute: Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. EST

DETROIT (AP) - Ron Ilitch, whose family owns the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers, has died. The 60-year-old Ilitch was the son of Mike and Marian Ilitch. Another son, Chris Ilitch, released a statement Friday, saying the family is "devastated about this loss" and is asking for privacy. No other details were disclosed.

(AP) - Former U.S. gymnasts tell The Associated Press that women's gymnastics has long been rife with emotional and sometimes physical abuse. Following the sexual abuse sentencing of a former team doctor, the gymnasts relayed accounts of girls being nearly starved and forced to train with serious injuries. They say the culture was tolerated because of the Olympic successes of former coaches Bela and Martha Karolyi. USA Gymnastics declined to comment. The Karolyis' lawyer denied they abused anyone.

ST. IGNACE, Mich. (AP) - The Mackinac Bridge connecting Michigan's Upper and Lower peninsulas has closed to all traffic for the second time in three days due to falling ice from its cables and towers. The Mackinac Bridge Authority advised motorists Friday to reduce their speed to 20 mph as they approach the bridge and be prepared to stop. The 5-mile (8-kilometer) span across the Straits of Mackinac also was closed parts of Tuesday and Wednesday.

DALLAS (AP) - The remains of a Marine missing in action in the Pacific in 1943 have been identified as a Detroit teenager who died during intense fighting against the Japanese that claimed the lives of thousands in just three days. Army officials say Pfc. Arnold J. Harrison was identified using dental and other analysis. The 19-year-old died Nov. 20, 1943, on the island of Betio on the first day of the Battle of Tarawa. He'll be buried March 2 in Dallas.

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